Author: katethulu

Short Story Saturday: “Snow, Glass, Apples”


Welcome back! This week, I’m going to be taking a look at Neil Gaiman’s rather famous (or infamous, depending on who you ask) take on the story of Snow White, “Snow, Glass, Apples.” It was originally published in 1994, and can be found as a part of the 1998 collection Smoke and Mirrors. There’s also a graphic novel version that was published last year, beautifully illustrated by Colleen Doran.


Silent Hill 2 Retrospective, Part 2: The Characters and Otherworld


(Content warning: This game deals very, very heavily with physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, as well as suicide and mental/physical illness. If these are things you may find triggering, I would probably recommend sitting this one out.

And, as I should probably mention, there will be spoilers ahead as well, though probably not so much if you’ve read the previous post where I basically summarized the whole plot.)

So, if you’ll recall, several months ago I posted a synopsis of Silent Hill 2 as a prelude to a larger discussion about the game’s plot and themes. To that end, today I’m going to be talking about the version of the “otherworld” that exists in this game, as well as the characters.


Next Post

Hello! So, my next post is going to be going up on Friday (Thursday on the Patreon) rather than tomorrow, mostly because the whole thing is taking a little bit longer than I expected. So I’m going to keep working on it, and it should be ready to go by then


Mythology Monday: The Life And Times Of Atalanta, Baddest Bitch


So, the roster of Greek heroes is a bit of a sausage fest. There aren’t very many women in those lofty ranks, which makes sense when you remember that ancient Greece wasn’t super woman-friendly. However, that doesn’t mean that there weren’t a handful of women who were allowed to kick ass and take names.

We’re going to talk about one of the more well-known of those ass-kicking women today: Atalanta.